Saturday, November 19, 2011

In My Mailbox 20/11


Welcome to another week of In My Mailbox! Hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren, IMM is a way to show people the books you got this week.

As usual, please check out the other posts we've shared this week - we love to hear your comments!

This is a slightly sleepy IMM, so please forgive the occasional pauses and confused looks. It was a long day.


The Name Of The Star, by Maureen Johnson
Hard Bitten, by Chloe Neill

Thanks to Gollancz for:
Drink Deep, by Chloe Neill,
Wolfsbane and Mistletoe, edited by Charlaine Harris and Toni L. P. Kelner
Shakespeare's Landlord, by Charlaine Harris


What did you get in your mailbox this week?

~Ailsa

30 comments:

Mandi on November 19, 2011 at 9:07 PM said...

Ohhh The Name of the Star looks awesome!!A lot of great books. Happy reading! Care to check out my IMM?

http://www.myreadsda.com/2011/11/in-my-mailbox-34.html

Cicely on November 20, 2011 at 3:51 AM said...

I loved The Name of The Star! Happy reading! :)

Anna on November 20, 2011 at 4:27 AM said...

I hope you'll enjoy Hard Nitten and Drink Deep!
Keep close to you Drink Deep as soon as you finish Hard Bitten!Believe me you'll need it!

Jess Day on November 20, 2011 at 6:35 AM said...

Interesting mailbox! Happy Reading!

Jenny on November 20, 2011 at 7:09 AM said...

Oh yay for the Chicagoland Vampire series! That's one of my very favorites, I'll be looking forward to your reviews of Hard Bitten and Drink Deep. I can't wait to read The Name of the Star, I've heard amazing things about that one:) Enjoy all those Ailsa!

Mary @SweepingMe on November 20, 2011 at 7:33 AM said...

Hard Bitten sounds like my kind of book. Thanks for the vlog. I am camera shy. So I don't do them.

Happy Reading!
Mary
http://sweepingme.com/2011/11/in-my-mailbox-10/

Jac on November 20, 2011 at 7:41 AM said...

I'm jealous of Wolfsbane and Mistletoe!!! (And In The Name Of the Star!! That one is high on my wishlist!)

Please check out what's In My Mailbox!

Jenna and Ashley on November 20, 2011 at 7:44 AM said...

So anxious to read The Name of the Star. Looking forward to your review on it. You got an awesome haul this week:)
-Jenna @ Fans of Fiction (new follower)
My IMM

A.J. on November 20, 2011 at 8:08 AM said...

Hope you enjoy all the books you received this week! :D

Ailsa on November 20, 2011 at 8:35 AM said...

Thanks for the comments guys!

Mandi - thanks for visiting! Name of the Star is great so far!

Cicely - It's going well so far :)

Anna - I know, I'm planning to!

Jess Day - thanks.

Jenny - I'll try and post reviews soon after I'm finished reading. I'm on The Name of the Star at the moment and I love it, very creepy sometimes, but a lot of fun too - I definitely recommend it! I'm planning on reading Hard Bitten next.

Mary @ SweepingMe - I was pretty camera shy when I started, and I feel awkward recording the vlogs sometimes, but I think it's something I've just adjusted to, seeing other people do them - I think it's kind of fun making them :) The first book in the series with Hard Bitten is Some Girls Bite - you should check them out! Thanks for visiting :)

Jac - I'll try and get reviews up soon :) The Name of the Star is excellent so far, I recommend it. Thanks for visiting!

Jenna - Thanks for the follow! I saw so many reviews for The Name of the Star saying people were loving it that I had to break my book buying ban and get it. So far it's totally worth it.

~Ailsa

Chapter by Chapter on November 20, 2011 at 8:42 AM said...

The Name of the Star is a book I've had my eye on! You got some great books :)
Happy reading, new follower :)
MaryAnn @ Chapter by Chapter
@chapterxchapter

Hafsah on November 20, 2011 at 8:55 AM said...

I have an ARC of The Name of the Star, but I never got around to reading it. You'll have to tell us how you liked it!

Happy reading!

kara-karina@Nocturnal Book Reviews on November 20, 2011 at 9:07 AM said...

Oh, you've got Drink Deep, and that particular series by Charlaine Harris is my favorite ;) Lovely mailbox, and thanks for stopping by on my blog! ;)

Jessica on November 20, 2011 at 9:19 AM said...

Looks like I'll be adding The Name of the Star to my TBR pile. Lol.

Great IMM! Enjoy. :)

Goldilox on November 20, 2011 at 9:23 AM said...

I'm super excited to read The Name of the Star. And happy reading the Chicagoland Vampire books!

Here's mine: Goldilox's IMM Vlog

Jessica (Peace Love Books) on November 20, 2011 at 9:40 AM said...

Those books sound great! I hope you enjoy them all!

Here's my IMM!

Mel on November 20, 2011 at 10:27 AM said...

okay, I want steal all your books this week. I've been think wolfsbane and mistletoes looks like a lot of fun and Chicagoland vampires are fantastic reads!

Giselle on November 20, 2011 at 1:56 PM said...

Wonderful haul ths week! I really enjoyed Name of the Star and I want to start the Mortganville Vampires soon too!

Giselle
Xpresso Reads

Melissa on November 20, 2011 at 2:48 PM said...

The name of the star looks really cool!! maybe one of these days I'll be gutsy enough to do a vlog!!


♥ Melissa @ Melissa's Eclectic Bookshelf

DJL on November 20, 2011 at 4:40 PM said...

Oh, wow, you will really enjoy Wolfsbane and Mistletoe! :D It's one of my favorite holiday reads, and I read from it every year (if I can't read all of it, that is). I hope you enjoy it and all of your books! Thank you for visiting!

~DJL

jenn on November 20, 2011 at 6:08 PM said...

I have The Name of the Star in my TBR list! Hoping I get to it soon since I've heard so many awesome things about it.

Happy reading and thanks for stopping by:)

jenn | my IMM

Marie on November 20, 2011 at 10:42 PM said...

Great new reads!

I got The Name of the Star awhile back, but I admit, I'm too scared to read it. I read the first chapter and it creeped me out lol.

Also, your banner is cool. I was flinging my cursor around for like 3 minutes haha!

My mailbox is here!

Chelsey @ Starry Sky Books on November 20, 2011 at 11:26 PM said...

Thanks for stopping by! Hopefully we both enjoy The Name of the Star, though I think it'll be a while before I can get to it, we'll see. And my cover is the US edition. Happy reading! :)

Rachel Brooks on November 21, 2011 at 8:51 AM said...

The Name of the Star is on my TBR list. I hope we both enjoy it!

I found you via the IMM linky. I’m a new follower :)
Rachel Brooks Writes

Ailsa on November 21, 2011 at 9:45 AM said...

So many comments! I love hearing from you guys :)

@ MaryAnn - thanks for the follow! I'm almost finished Name of the Star now, it's kept me up reading the past two nights :) I'm hoping to get a review up soon.

@ Hafsah - I will! Hopefully I'll get the review up later this week, or early next week. I love this book so far!

@Kara - I hope I'll like the Charlaine Harris series! It sounds quite different to the SVM series, but it sounded good :)

@ Jessica - lol, every IMM makes me add several books to my tbr list. The Name of the Star is really good though! Thanks for commenting :)

@Goldilox - Thanks! And thanks for visiting.

@ Jessica (Peace Love Books) - I hope I will too! They look like a good bunch this week.

@Mel - haha I regularly feel that way looking at some people's IMM posts :) I think I'm going to save Wolfsbane & Mistletoe until December, so I'm reading it closer to Christmas.

@ Giselle - Thank you! I'm enjoying the Name of the Star so far. Thanks as always for commenting :)

@Melissa - vlogs are fun! Thanks for visiting the blog.

@DJL - I hope so! I'm saving it till December, when it can get me in the Christmas spirit.

@Jenn - It really is worth it!

@Marie - reading in daylight makes it nicer :) Thanks for visiting the blog!

@ Chelsey - thanks for visiting :)

@ Rachel - I'm really liking the Name of the Star so far! Thanks for the follow! :)

~Ailsa

Peggy on November 21, 2011 at 11:41 AM said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog. I can't wait to read The Name of the Star! It sounds amazing!

Christy @TheReaderBee on November 21, 2011 at 7:47 PM said...

I can't wait to read The Name of the Star! I hope it's awesome!

Jessica ( frellathon ) on November 21, 2011 at 10:54 PM said...

Great books and thanks for visiting and checking out my IMM

Lu on November 22, 2011 at 12:01 PM said...

Great mailbox and vlog! Enjoy your books :)

Liza on November 22, 2011 at 1:13 PM said...

Love Charlanine Harris. Great books this week, enjoy!

Thanks for stopping by.

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